Bayer MaterialScience appoints Northcote top communications role

Bayer MaterialScience appoints Northcote for top communications role

3:26 PM, 4th July 2011
Bayer MaterialScience appoints Northcote for top communications role


LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY: Richard Northcote (51) has been appointed Head of Global Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at Bayer MaterialScience. He has also become a member of the Executive Committee - the first time a senior communications professional has been appointed to the board of the company.

In his new position, Northcote will report to Patrick Thomas, CEO, Bayer MaterialScience. He succeeds Harald Liedtke, who has taken on the role of Senior Country Representative for Bayer MaterialScience in the Middle East.

Prior to this appointment, Northcote was Head of Global Strategic Communications for Bayer MaterialScience, a role he held for two years.

“Richard’s appointment endorses the fact that communications is an intrinsic part of our global strategy. His knowlege of our markets, backed up by a strong and talented global communications team, will help us continue to improve the image and reputation of our company,” said Patrick Thomas.

Northcote has over 20 years’ industry experience, working formerly as a journalist throughout the UK, Middle East and Asia. He is a steering committee member of the Oxford University Business Economics Programme and an advisor to the Board of the European Institute for Industrial Leadership.

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